Location: Houston, TX
Member since 8/22/2013


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Reviews & Stories

40 Years Old, 3 Kids, Revision for Capsular Contracture - Houston, TX

I had 225cc HP over the muscle implants put in April 5 last year and noticed a hardening on my right side this April, a year later. I had had a horrible staph infection in November near the nipple on the same side. Went to my PS this April to discuss the hardening and he confirmed capsular contracture (the top of the implant was bubbling up under the skin) and he only wanted to replace that... READ MORE

My breasts were very small and empty. - Breast Augmentation - Houston, TX

After having three children and nursing for over 6 years, my breasts were very small and empty. I was concerned about going under the muscle because I practice yoga daily and did not want to lose pectoral strength, so Dr Ciaravino recommended 225 cc above the muscle. It was a flawless, pain free recovery and I went from a 30A to a 30D, even with that small of an implant. Every day I wake up... READ MORE

Questions from Mamamel1974

What kind of infection is this on my breast? (photo)

I had a BA 9 months ago. Two weeks ago, a pimple appeared on my right breast and got worse. I also felt a lump under the skin on the same breast. My gyno took a culture, and... READ MORE

Can I reduce my chances for recurring Capsular Contracture if I switch from Subglandular to Subpectoral Implants?

Last April I had 225ccHP subglandulars silicone implants put in and have now developed capsular contracture on the right side. If I get the capselectomy and go under the muscle... READ MORE

Recent comments from Mamamel1974

I had small overs (225s) and I could feel the all of the edges of the implant because my tissue was thin from day one. I teach yoga and my students could not tell I had anything done after!! That was ok but I wasn't happy about still... READ COMMENT

I went with Ciaravino for my first surgery and when I developed cap con after he put in small implants above the muscle, insisting that my muscles and tissue wouldn't look good good with under the muscle and still insisted on not doing... READ COMMENT

Thanks!!! It's been two years now and zero problems!! READ COMMENT